Clutch bags – we can never get enough of them, neither can we have too many of them!
A clutch bag is a slim, flat handbag with or without handles or a removable chain strap. There is no premise set of dimensions or characteristics which define it. The perfect clutch can flatter your favourite outfit. Being extremely personal, and possibly carried for many consecutive days, you must choose clutch bags according to your style and the occasion that you will attend. Begin the hunt to your perfect clutch bag. And, that’s why we have a quick checklist for you to go through. We’d hate you to miss any of these.
Types of Clutch Bags :
1. The Classic Clutch Bag –
The Classic Clutch bags are considered iconic, and there are some chic branded ones that people dream of buying. If you have been thinking of investing in a bag and do not own one of these, go for it. With so many different variations of clutch purse, we tend to omit the original. This clutch is a rectangular shaped purse with detachable straps. They can be used for any and every occasion and come in different materials and designs. The most common material these clutch comes in are silk or cloth sewn onto a metal frame.
2. The Envelope Clutch Bag –
The Envelope Clutch is a rectangular shaped purse that resembles an envelope. The material is more rigid to keep its shape and are available in various colours and sizes. This modern take on a classic is often looked at as quirky and fun but they make an amazing style statement and help with standing out. It is an effective statement piece and are available in bold jewel like colours to be that flashy accessory needed to brighten a simple dress, or in muted pastels. If you are bored with your regular bags, pick up the envelope clutch bag – it will be an exciting addition to your accessory collection.
3. The Day Clutch Bag –
The Day Clutch is simply classy, elegant and pure sophistication because we cannot sport a huge bag when we are all dressed up for an event or a party. The only problem that the women’s face is not being able to decide what to carry and what to leave out but, it’s worth it. However, if you are someone who just cannot do with a small clutch, there are some brands that offer clutches with compartments and thus give you more space than the normal ones. A neat, tailored daytime clutch is a fantastic option if you can deal with editing what goes in and what stays out.
4. The Box Clutch Bag –
The box style as its name suggests is a structured and more durable style, appropriate for a night out. This solid body type of clutch is also available in all sorts of sizes and a great variety of patterns and colours. From patent leather to bejewelled or floral, and metallic to lace, the box clutch is a unique addition to almost any event you might attend. It is available in multiple colours and don’t often have to be flashy or in loud colours, and different shapes and sizes as well.
5. Multicoloured Clutch Bag –
Yes, a colourful clutch can add that extra charm to your outfit and it can almost be matched with every outfit. These bags can stand on their own – perpetually making a statement and outlasting any trend. This is one bag that should be as seasonless as possible, because you want to be able to hold onto it for years and use it for any event. It has a more classic look, lasting appeal and goes effortlessly with everything.
Tips to carry a Clutch Bag :
- Clutches are meant to be held, hence the name. The trick is to grasp it lightly but firmly in your hand. You can hold the clutch from the bottom or place your hand over the top and your arm by your side.
- Under your arm. When you really do have to tuck into that plate of yummy food.
- For a lady like look, nestle your clutch bag in the crook of your arm.
- Many clutch purses come with detachable straps in leather and chain. If you don’t want to be too hands on with your clutch, simply strap it on your wrist.
Your options are limitless where clutch bags are concerned. Choose a size that suits you best. It should be easy to hold, and easy to manage. Ideally your clutch should feel like a part of you. With this basic tips, you can carry your clutch with confidence and style!